1201 Fifth Street Denver, CO 80217-3362 303.556.2400
http://www.mscd.edu askmetro@mscd.edu
About Metropolitan State College of Denver
  • Year of Foundation 1963
  • Size of Campus 127 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
Application
  • App. Deadlines August 1
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 2,779 in-state, 10,007 out-of-state
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a comprehensive college offering bachelor's and master's degrees on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver. Founded in 1965, MSU Denver has grown to nearly 24,000 students and educates more undergraduate Coloradans than anyone else in the state. Since nearly 75 percent of our alumni live and work in Denver and the state, you could say we specialize in fostering homegrown talent for the challenges of a new century. MSU Denver designs every program, every course, for our changing world. College for college’s sake is an old idea. You’ll come here for an important reason—lifelong success. We’ll help you prepare for, enhance or change your career. It’s that simple.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats N/A
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities N/A
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Denver (25), Colorado Springs (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Denver
  • Distance to nearest bus Denver (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered No
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students N/A
Campus Services
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 16,309
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 607,971
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,380
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,042,081
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year 56%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs State of Colorado; City & County of Denver; Denver Public Schools
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Colorado, Boulder)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 7,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 50%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No